2022 Power & Music Awards Honor Roxanne Shanté, Busta Rhymes and More – VIBE.com
In celebration of Black Music Month, pioneering rap figures such as Roxanne Shanté, Fat Joe, Doug E. Fresh, DJ Clark Kent, Busta Rhymes, Waah Dean, Video Music Box’s Ralph McDaniels, Dancehall artist Spice and many more were honored by the Black, Latino and Asian Caucus on the steps of New York City Hall for Black Music Month.
Co-hosted by New York City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams and the Power of Music Committee, Wednesday, June 15, the winners of the 2022 Power & Music Awards recognized those who have had immeasurable professional success while making an impact. influence the music. and culture.
Shanté spoke in his honor via Instagram, writing“Honored to be honored Thank you New York City. Chest Express“Thank you to the #BlackandLatino Caucus for honoring me and all the cultural icons and artists with proclamations I love […] BY THE WAY, WE’RE JUST STARTING!! The blessings continue… Such an honor to be celebrated with greats and to be surrounded by greats!!
When Board Chair Adams presented her award to McDaniels, she began, “You all should know that this one is special to me. Very, very special. She continued, “He started something that was a phenomenon across the country and across the world and without video music boxI don’t know where we would be.
Check out more images from the 5th Annual Power & Music Awards below.
— Adrienne Adams (@NYCSpeakerAdams) June 16, 2022